This unit covers the installation, adjustment and set-up of photovoltaic power systems and connecting to a supply grid inverter. It encompasses working safely and to installation standards, matching components with that specified for a given location, placing and securing system components accurately, making required circuit connections and completing the necessary installation documentation.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:


UEENEEK125A - Solve basic problems in photovoltaic energy apparatus and systems

UEENEEG103A - Install low voltage wiring and accessories


Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills and knowledge: - PV array installation requirements; - electrical PV array installation requirements; - system installation and maintenance; - inverters; - inverter operation; - inverter characteristics; - PV grid connected system operation; - installation of grid connected inverters, and; - system commissioning and maintenance.

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